Types of MSD    

Many tissues of the body can be affected, including muscles, tendons, ligaments, bone and nerves. Also, many body areas can be affected.

Bicipital Tendinitis

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

De Quervain's Syndrome or Tendinitis

Dupuytren's Contracture

Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)

Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome

Low Back Pain

Medial Epicondylitis

Pre-patellar Bursitis

Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

Supraspinous Tendinitis

Tennis Elbow

Tension Neck Syndrome

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Trigger Finger


MSD prevention site factsheet

What's New?

Welcome to the new MSD Prevention Guideline site. We are working hard to develop it further. Look out for new content, including more "Hazards and Controls" . 


MSD prevention site factsheet

Introduction Factsheet

Download the factsheet introducing the new MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario.


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Success Stories

Read success stories and case studies about preventing MSD. These stories may apply to your workplace and help you make the right decision. 


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Frequently Asked Questions

There are lots of myths about preventing MSD at work. With good information and actions, MSD can be prevented


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DISCLAIMER: CRE-MSD receives funding through a grant provided by the Ontario Ministry of Labour. The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Province.

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